Howard Cinnamon, Professor and Coordinator of Music Theory/Composition at Hofstra University, passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2017. Howard received a BA from The City College of CUNY, and an MA from Queens College in musicology-music theory. After receiving his Ph.D. in music theory from the University of Michigan, Howard joined the faculty at Hofstra University, where he served as music theory coordinator. He was an active member of the Society for Music Theory and the Music Theory Society of New York State. For the Music Theory Society of New York State Howard served as Treasurer (1991–1996), a member of the Board of Directors (2008–2013), and Vice President (2012–2014).Howard’s scholarly work focused on the music of Franz Liszt, in particular articles in Music Theory Spectrum, In Theory Only, and Gamut. In addition, Schenkerian analysis was a topic that he published and presented on throughout his career. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.